A Guide to the Thomas J. Lacy Letters, 1861-1865
A native of Rusk, Texas, Thomas J. Lacy served as a Private in Company B of the 3rd Texas Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War. Lacy was stationed in various locations in Texas and Mississippi.
Comprised of correspondence to family members, the Thomas J. Lacy Letters, 1861-1865, chronicle Lacy’s experiences in the 3rd Texas Cavalry Regiment. The letters describe news received from General Braxton Bragg as well as conditions within encampments near Dallas and Millville, Texas, and Brownsville and Corinth, Mississippi.
This collection is open for research use.
Thomas J. Lacy Letters, 1861-1865, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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